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LANC Lancaster Colony dividend history, payout ratio & dates

Lancaster Colony's most recent quarterly dividend was on Sep 8, 2022 (ex-date) with a cash dividend payment of $0.8 per share. On an annualized basis, the company has a current payout of $3.2 per share. This brings the dividend yield to 2.07% based on its recent close price.

Key dates

  • LANC last dividend date: Sep 8, 2022
  • LANC next dividend date: Not announced
LANC dividend stats
DPS
$3.2
Dividend yield
2.02%
Payout ratio
98.2%
vs. Consumer Defensive sector
Dividend yield
2.34%
Payout ratio
49%

Dividend yield

What is Lancaster Colony current dividend yield

LANC has a dividend yield of 2.07% which is lower than the Consumer Defensive sector, the industry and its peers average. If we compare it with the Consumer Defensive sector average of 2.34%, Lancaster Colony's dividend yield is 12% lower. The current dividend yield is more than the historical average of 1.8% of the last 5 years.

Dividend history

What is LANC dividend payout history and dates

Lancaster Colony has been paying dividends since 1995. LANC has issued four quarterly dividends in the last twelve months. The annualized DPS marks an increase of 7% for the last year. And since the stock price has gone down by 9% from a year ago, the dividend yield marks an increase of 17%.

Recent dividends

Ex-date Payment date Declared on Amount Type
Sep 8, 2022 Sep 30, 2022 Aug 17, 2022 $0.8 normal
Jun 8, 2022 Jun 30, 2022 May 19, 2022 $0.8 normal
Mar 8, 2022 Mar 31, 2022 Feb 23, 2022 $0.8 normal
Dec 3, 2021 Dec 31, 2021 Nov 10, 2021 $0.8 normal
Sep 9, 2021 Sep 30, 2021 Aug 18, 2021 $0.75 normal
Jun 8, 2021 Jun 30, 2021 May 20, 2021 $0.75 normal
Mar 8, 2021 Mar 31, 2021 Feb 24, 2021 $0.75 normal
Dec 4, 2020 Dec 31, 2020 Nov 11, 2020 $0.75 normal
Sep 8, 2020 Sep 30, 2020 Aug 19, 2020 $0.7 normal
Jun 8, 2020 Jun 30, 2020 May 20, 2020 $0.7 normal
Mar 5, 2020 Mar 31, 2020 Feb 26, 2020 $0.7 normal
Dec 5, 2019 Dec 31, 2019 Nov 13, 2019 $0.7 normal
Sep 6, 2019 Sep 30, 2019 Aug 21, 2019 $0.65 normal
Jun 6, 2019 Jun 28, 2019 May 23, 2019 $0.65 normal
Mar 7, 2019 Mar 29, 2019 Feb 27, 2019 $0.65 normal
Dec 6, 2018 Dec 28, 2018 Nov 14, 2018 $0.65 normal
Sep 6, 2018 Sep 28, 2018 Aug 22, 2018 $0.6 normal
Jun 7, 2018 Jun 29, 2018 May 24, 2018 $0.6 normal
Mar 8, 2018 Mar 30, 2018 Feb 28, 2018 $0.6 normal
Dec 7, 2017 Dec 29, 2017 Nov 15, 2017 $0.6 normal
Sep 7, 2017 Sep 29, 2017 Aug 16, 2017 $0.55 normal
Jun 6, 2017 Jun 30, 2017 May 25, 2017 $0.55 normal
Mar 7, 2017 Mar 31, 2017 Feb 22, 2017 $0.55 normal
Dec 7, 2016 Dec 30, 2016 Nov 21, 2016 $0.55 normal
Sep 7, 2016 Sep 30, 2016 Aug 17, 2016 $0.5 normal
Jun 7, 2016 Jun 30, 2016 May 25, 2016 $0.5 normal
Mar 7, 2016 Mar 31, 2016 Feb 24, 2016 $0.5 normal

Lancaster Colony dividend payout ratio

What is Lancaster Colony dividend payout ratio compared to the sector

Payout ratio

LANC has a payout ratio of 98.2% which is higher than the Consumer Defensive sector, the industry and its peers average. If we compare it with the Consumer Defensive sector average of 49%, Lancaster Colony's payout ratio is 100% higher.

Total amount of dividends paid per financial year (from cash flow)

LANC dividend vs peer dividends

How does LANC dividend compare to its peers' dividends
Name Dividend yield DPS Payout ratio
CAG Conagra Brands Inc 3.74% $1.27 68.6%
CPB Campbell Soup Co 3.08% $1.48 59%
SJM J M SMUCKER Co 2.81% $3.99 73.2%
LANC Lancaster Colony Corp 2.02% $3.2 98.2%
JJSF J&J Snack Foods Corp 1.99% $2.6 101.9%

Frequently asked questions

Does Lancaster Colony pay a dividend?

Yes, Lancaster Colony has paid four dividends in the last 12 months. LANC has been paying dividends since 1995.

When is Lancaster Colony's next dividend?

Currently LANC's next dividend date is unknown, however based on the recent dividend frequency we project that it will likely be in December 2022.

When was LANC's last dividend?

Lancaster Colony's last dividend ex-date was on Sep 8, 2022. The dividend amount was $0.8 per share.

How much dividend does Lancaster Colony pay (per share)?

LANC has paid dividend of $3.2 per share in the last year.

What is Lancaster Colony's dividend yield?

Currently Lancaster Colony's dividend yield is 2.07%.

How often does Lancaster Colony pay dividends?

Lancaster Colony pays four dividends per year.

What is Lancaster Colony's dividend payout ratio?

The dividend payout ratio of Lancaster Colony is 98.2%.

Does Lancaster Colony pay a good dividend?

Lancaster Colony's dividend yield is less than the Consumer Defensive sector average.